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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey pitches Rocket City as new Space Command Headquarters

"I just wrapped up a great call with Pentagon officials. I was proud to pitch why AL should be home to Space Command HQ," Gov. Ivey said.

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — Gov. Kay Ivey pushed for Huntsville to be chosen as the home of the new Space Command Headquarters on a call with Pentagon officials, she Tweeted on Tuesday.

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"I just wrapped up a great call with Pentagon officials. I was proud to pitch why AL should be home to Space Command HQ. I would love to give a warm “Alabama” welcome to @US_SpaceCom HQ in the near future, if they choose the Rocket City! @huntsvillecity @TeamRedstone #alpolitics," Gov. Ivey Tweeted.

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